When it gets hot outside what’s your favorite drink? During the warmer months, it’s a pretty normal thing to see people walking with all sorts of frozen treats like ice creams and frozen yogurt.

Even though they are very delicious, a lot of those kinds of store bought treats can be very high in sugar, which can be a problem for some people, so maybe they could something more natural like a smoothie?

Smoothies are great tasting and are full of essential nutrients that your body needs. The next article will explore the best summertime smoothies.

Blueberry Smoothie

There’s never a time when a blueberry smoothie is a bad idea unless you’re allergic to blueberries. Blueberries are heavily antioxidant and have a wonderfully natural sweet taste.

Blueberries bend very easily into a delicious mixture that you’ll probably never grow tired of drinking. This recipe takes just a few minutes and serves 2. Simply double or half the recipe for larger or smaller serving amounts.

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 Tbsp natural unsalted almond butter

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

A cold raspberry coconut smoothie is an amazing way to relax by a pool, beach, or even just on your building stoop. Raspberry is a great source of antioxidants and is chock full of vitamins. The bananas in this smoothie will give you a healthy dose of carbs and potassium, and the chia seeds will round out your nutrition with a punch of protein.

All you need to do is place the ingredients in a blender, and in a few moments you’ll be enjoying great drink. This recipe only takes 3 – 4 minutes, and will serve 3 – 4 people.

2 cups raspberries (You can freeze them fresh if you like)
2 frozen bananas
4 Tbsp coconut butter
1 1/2 cups coconut milk
1 Tbsp chia seed

Watermelon Blueberry Blast

Here’s a smoothie that’s great for your circulation, full of antioxidants, and a great source of vitamins like vitamin C, A, and a ton of the important chemical lycopene that helps people to keep their hearts healthy. Simply blend together and serve in less than 3 minutes. The recipe should make about 2 servings.

1 cup blueberries (can be store frozen or frozen while fresh)
1 cup of frozen watermelon (freshly cut into cubes and frozen)
¼ cup of pineapple (fresh)